James Cook University (JCU) is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia. JCU is a teaching and research institution. The University’s main campuses are located in the tropical cities of Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. JCU also has study centres in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island. A Brisbane campus, operated by Russo Higher Education, delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses to international students.

 

JCU ranks in the top 5% of the world’s approximately 10,000 universities. The university is located in such a way that students from Australia and international students can study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world. The University conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations.

 

At JCU students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. The undergraduate and postgraduate courses span the Arts, Business, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Information Technology and Social Sciences. The aim is to give graduates the qualifications and skills they need for the global workforce.

 

Courses:

Graduate & Postgraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

 

Application Deadlines: Please check the respective UG and PG courses for application timelines.

 

Fees: 

Graduate & Postgraduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

 

Financial aid: All Courses for international students

 

Other Support: For all incoming students

 

Campus life: For all incoming students

 

Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                         

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts is a flexible degree that offers a broad range of study areas, also known as majors. Information about each major is set out separately below. Students can take single or double majors.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                 

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

The Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences at James Cook University covers foundation science subjects such as biology, chemistry and molecular genetics, as well as foundation health science subjects, such as physiology, pharmacology, biochemistry, microbiology, immunology, anatomy and histology, and allied paramedical sciences, such as pathology and pathobiology.           

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience : 

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Biotechnology

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                  

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Laws

Bachelor of Business – Bachelor of Laws provides students with the foundation law subjects, along with an exciting and broad-ranging elective program. Law graduates benefit from a practical approach and an understanding of the complexities of modern society.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                        

Duration :5 years

Eligibility : 10+ 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) are concerned with sustainability, the environment and safety as founding principles for economic development. They develop safe, efficient processes to convert raw materials into useful products as well as research and develop new technologies to solve current world problems.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam :   IELTS                       

Tuition Fees :    –

Work Experience :           –                               

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)  incorporates the traditional areas of physical, analytical, inorganic and organic chemistry as well as topics in environmental, medicinal, marine chemistry and chemical ecology.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience : 

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility :10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering)

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees :

Work Experience :   

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems Engineering) course combines the soft electrical engineering areas in electronics, communication and embedded systems with software, networking and operating principles from the computer science area.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam :                                   
Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :         

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University is a five year undergraduate degree that provides students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes they need to become competent practitioners of dentistry.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :        

Duration : 5 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

              

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) covers all the main areas of Electrical Engineering including control, electronics, communications and electrical power. The practical applications of electrical principles are emphasised through experiments, group assignments and project work.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam :   IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :  

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)

Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) includes foundation subjects in the areas of accounting for decision making, economics, data analysis, customer experience, management and personal professional skills.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees :

Work Experience :          

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

 

Bachelor of Business (Hospitality Management)

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study :              

Full Time

Exam :   IELTS                       

Tuition Fees :    –

Work Experience :           –                              

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Information Technology – Business Informatics

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                              

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Information Technology – Computing and Networking

Bachelor of Information Technology – Computing and Networking major bridges both pure computer science and IT application areas. This allows students to select electives from any field of interest.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :    

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Laws

JCU’s Bachelor of Laws is an accredited program which provides students with foundation law subjects, along with an exciting and broad-ranging elective program.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees :  

Work Experience :    

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Business (Marketing)

Bachelor of Business (Marketing) includes foundation subjects in the areas of marketing fundamentals, accounting for decision making, economics, data analysis, customer experience, management and personal professional skills. These subjects are then complemented by
specialist topics in marketing communications, consumer behaviour, international marketing, strategic marketing, public relations and interactive
marketing.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :   

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) degree provides a broad foundation in engineering science and engineering design                 

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :  

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) produce graduates of the highest academic standards, who can progress to medical practice and to further studies in medical specialities. The course places special emphasis on rural and Indigenous health and tropical medicine.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam :   IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                           

Duration : 6 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Pharmacy provide patients with information on the appropriate storage medications which is of particular importance in tropical climates.

Level of Study : Bachelors Degree                             

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam :   IELTS                       

Tuition Fees :    –

Work Experience :           –                               

Duration : 4 years

Eligibility : 10 + 2 level or Equivalent

                

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 

JCU offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) to prepare current and future generations of managers. The programs provide advanced knowledge, understanding and analytical skills for managing in the twenty-first century.

Level of Study : Masters Degree                                

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience : Five years of management experience                  
Duration : 1.5 years

Eligibility : Undergraduate degree or equivalent

                

Master of Information Technology (Computing and Networking)

Master of Information Technology (Computing and Networking) bridges both pure computer science and IT application areas covering subjects that include data structures, algorithms, operating systems, networks and security.

Level of Study : Masters Degree 

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS 

Tuition Fees :   

Work Experience :                               

Duration : 1.5 years

Eligibility : Undergraduate degree or equivalent

                

Master of Tourism

The Master of Tourism (MTourism) degree is an multidisciplinary program that explores Tourism from a social, economic and environmental perspective. The program provides graduates from a range of disciplines with the skills needed for the sustainable management of
tourism products, resources, and infrastructure.

Level of Study : Masters Degree                                

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS   

Tuition Fees : 

Work Experience :                        

Duration : 1.5 years

Eligibility : Undergraduate degree or equivalent